The Village Ideal: Does it exist?

June 10, 2020

My husband and I got to know each other in an African bush village; the women gathered over the fire pits, the children played freely – no telling who’s child was whose, except for the ones on their mother’s back, or who came back to their mothers to nurse. It was a beautiful picture of […]

The Unconventional Village

I’ve probably Googled it twenty or thirty different ways: “postpartum without a village” “surviving postpartum without a village” “parenting without a village” “mom without a village” I found some random articles and blog posts that were along those lines, especially regarding parenting. Some were really good. Some…not so much.Most sources assumed that I was in […]